Fix error 0x8030001 during Windows 10 installation

Fix error 0x8030001 during Windows 10 installation

Sometimes during the installation of Windows 10 the user may encounter one or the other error. One of them has 0x8030001 and the reason is a problem with the drive where the OS should be installed.

Method 1: Configure the UEFI BIOS

In the vast majority of cases, error 0x8030001 is encountered by users trying to install Windows 10 64-bit on a hard drive with MBR partition. Correct partitioning may not be sufficient, so you will have to configure UEFI additionally.

  1. Access the board's firmware by any convenient method, for example while restarting the computer.

    Read more: How to enter UEFI in Windows 10

  2. The next steps depend on the UEFI variant. The first thing to look for is the BIOS settings, which is often called "BIOS Features"..

    Inside this element, find the option "Windows 10 Features". o "Windows 8 Features"Select the appropriate item.

  3. Then go to option "Selecting the boot mode". Open this item and select an option "UEFI only.".
  4. Repeat the previous step for the item "Storage boot option control.".
  5. After completing the necessary steps, save the changes, normally the F10 key is responsible for this function - press it and select the desired option.
  6. After rebooting, repeat the Windows installation procedure, now everything should be fine.

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Method 2: Troubleshooting Hardware

Sometimes the occurrence of the error in question is due to problems with the disk drive. Use the following algorithm to check and fix these types of problems:

  1. It is possible that your problem is simply that the drive is not being recognized by the computer - it is usually noticed through the BIOS. One of our authors has already addressed the causes of that failure and has suggested solutions in another manual.

    Read more: Laptop cannot see hard drive in BIOS

  2. The source of the failure can also be the lack of initialization of the unit. Regardless of the root cause, it can be eliminated without much effort.

    Read more: Hard disk initialization errors

  3. When hardware problems are detected, the most sensible solution is to replace the failed drive.

Solution of possible problems

Now let's see the possible failures that occur during the execution of one of the previous methods.

BIOS does not start

The nastiest of possible problems is when the BIOS just won't open. As practice shows, most users find it quite difficult, but still possible, to cope with this problem on their own. To do this, just follow the instructions below.

Read more: Why is the BIOS not working?

The error appears with the code 0x80300024

Correcting the error in question sometimes causes the next one to appear, already with the code 0x80300024. These errors are similar, but the latter has more troubleshooting methods.

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Read more: Solution of error 0x80300024 when installing Windows 10

We have covered the reasons why the error 0x8030001 appears during the installation of Windows 10, and we have outlined the methods to fix this problem.

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